Photo Credit: Rajni Ghai Malhotra
The 6th International Day of Yoga (IDY2020) was celebrated at the High Commission of India, Canberra on the International Day of Yoga 21 June 2020 amidst the easing restrictions of COVID-19 in the ACT.
The High Commissioner of India, H.E. Mr Gitesh Sarma alongwith his wife Mrs Ratnamala Sarma, diplomats and guests of the mission participated in the yoga and meditation session led by Ms Rajni Ghai Malhotra on the pristine grounds of the Chancery. The event commenced indoors with the invitees watching a relay of the address by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on the occasion. H.E. Mr Gitesh Sarma addressed the gathering noting the popularity and practice of Yoga in Australia followed by a few words by the Deputy High Commissioner of India Mr P S Karthigeyan.
It was a chilly Canberra morning but the spirit of yoga kept everyone warm.